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Scientific Programme

The Faraday Joint Interest Group Conference 2017 is a joint meeting of the RSC Faraday interest groups listed below and will showcase UK and International Physical Chemistry.

  • Astrophysical Chemistry Group
  • Neutron Scattering Group
  • Biophysical Chemistry Group
  • Spectroscopy & Dynamics Group
  • Theoretical Chemistry Group
  • British Carbon Group
  • Photochemistry Group
  • Statistical Mechanics & Thermodynamics Group

This meeting is composed of plenary lectures and RSC prize winner talks, 7 parallel sessions of invited and contributed lectures, posters on display for the entire duration of the meeting and in two designated poster sessions, drinks reception and Conference Banquet on separate evenings.

There is scope for around 60-70 contributed talks selected from abstracts, and a Poster Competition will also take place at Faraday 2017, where bursaries of £750, £500, and £250 will be awarded for first, second and third prize. These bursaries will be used toward attendance of an international conference.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

12:00 Arrival and Registration (Register / Drop Luggage in Warwick Conferences Reception in Students Union and then come to Faraday Conference Reception in Room B203 on the Chemistry and Science Concourse)
12:00-13:45 Lunch / Exhibitors Area Opens (Chemistry and Science Concourse)
13:45-14:00 Meeting Opens: Welcome from Conference Chair, Dr. Ann Dixon (University of Warwick) (Concourse Lecture Room 3 (L3))
14:00-15:00 Prof. Chris Dobson (University of Cambridge) "The Amyloid State of Proteins and its Significance in Biology and Medicine" (Concourse Lecture Room 3 (L3))

15:00-17:20 Parallel Sessions

Astrophysical Chemistry: AstroSurf 2017 (Chair: Prof. Martin McCoustra) (Social Sciences Room S0.11)
15:00-15:45 Prof. Alexander Tielens (Leiden University) "The Aromatic Universe: From PAHs to Fullerenes"
15:45-16:05 Dr. Alessandra Candian (Leiden University) "Deuterium-enriched Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Dr. Pernille Jensen (Aarhus University) "Deuteration and Hydrogenation of Coronene"

16:40-17:00 Dr. Tara Salter (University of Sussex) "Laboratory Investigations of Small Aromatic Molecules in Astrophysical Ices"

17:00-17:20 RAS/RSC Astrophysical Chemistry Group AGM

Biophysical Chemistry: Single Molecule Spectroscopy (Chair: Steven Lee) (Concourse Room B2.02)
15:00-15:45 Prof. Achillefs Kapanidis (University of Oxford) "Single-molecule fluorescence studies of bacterial transcription"
15:45-16:05 Dr. Alexander Roy Carr (University of Cambridge) "Three-dimensional Super-resolution Imaging and Single-Particle Tracking in Eukaryotic Cells Using a Double-Helix Point Spread Function"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Dr. Charlotte Dodson (Imperial College London) "Dynamic equilibrium of Aurora-A kinase activation loop revealed by single molecule spectroscopy"

16:40-17:00 Dr. Maria Andreasen (University of Cambridge) "Propensity for autocatalytic amplification demarcates aberrant from functional protein self-assembly"

17:00-17:20 Dr. Lisa-Maria Needham (University of Cambridge) "FRET-enhanced photo-modulatable fluorophore for improved super-resolution microscopy and single-molecule tracking studies"

British Carbon: Novel Carbon (Chair: Malcolm Heggie) (Concourse Room B2.04/5)
15:00-15:45 Dr. Thurid Gspann (University of Cambridge) "The role of carbonaceous coating for anchoring of carbon nanotube bundles"
15:45-16:05 Jonathan Rourke (University of Warwick) "Graphene oxide: a two component structural model"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 British Carbon Annual meeting

16:40-17:00 Jose Anguita (University of Surrey) "Carbon nanostructures for two-dimensional optical media"

17:00-17:20 Gavin Morley (University of Warwick) "Optical levitation of nanodiamonds in vacuum without heating"

Neutron Scattering: Energy & Security (Chair: Prof. Felix Fernandez-Alonso) (Social Sciences Room S0.19)
15:00-15:45 Prof. David Lennon (University of Glasgow) "The application of inelastic neutron scattering to investigate CO hydrogenation over iron based Fischer-Tröpsch synthesis catalysts"
15:45-16:05 Dr. Aidan Hindmarch (Durham University) "Magnetic thin-films: challenges for future applications in computing"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Dr. Matthew Krzystyniak (ISIS Facility) "Energy dissipation in superconducting resonant cavities: lessons learnt from neutron scattering"
16:40-17:00 Dr. Judith Houston (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science) "Solvent- and surfactant-mediated self-assembly structures of diblock polythiophene polyelectrolytes for organic photovoltaic devices"
17:00-17:20 Dr. Krzysztof Dymkowski (STFC Scientific Computing) "AbINS: a modern software for INS interpretation"

Spectroscopy and Dynamics (Concourse Lecture Room 4 (L4))
15:00-15:45 Dr. Maria Sanz (King's College London)
15:45-16:05 Dr. Adam Smith (University of Southampton) "Measuring a Complete Reaction Coordinate: Windowless Observation of the Photodissociation Dynamics of CS2"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Dr. William Tuttle (University of Nottingham) "Vibration and vibration-torsion levels of the S1 states of para-fluorotoluene and para-xylene"

16:40-17:00 Dr. Julia Lehman (University of Leeds) "Photoelectron Spectroscopy of the Thiazate (NSO–) and Thionitrite (SNO–) Isomer Anions"

17:00-17:20 Dr. Christopher Hansen (University of Bristol) "Multi-mass velocity-map imaging the UV photodissociation and VUV dissociative ionisation of 2-bromothiophene with a PImMS2 camera"

Statistical Mechanics & Thermodynamics (Concourse Room B2.01)
15:00-15:45 Prof. Dirk Aarts (University of Oxford) "Directed self-assembly of Janus rods"
15:45-16:05 Anna Sofia Tascini (Imperial College London) "Thermal transport across nanoparticle-fluid interfaces"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Adrian Sanchez-Fernandez (University of Bath) "Surfactant self-assembly in deep eutectic solvents"
16:40-17:00 Matthew Killeen (University of Sheffield) "Developing fundamental models of colloid transport and absorption in sand filters"
17:00-17:20 Prof. Andrew Masters (The University of Manchester) "An old chestnut: can the virial expansion describe the vapour-liquid phase transition?"

Theoretical Chemistry (Social Sciences Room S0.13)
15:00-15:45 Maria Ramos (University of Porto, Portugal) "S-S bonds in biological systems and other studies"
15:45-16:05 Gareth Richings (University of Warwick, UK) "Grid-based non-adiabatic quantum dynamics using potential energy surfaces constructed on-the-fly"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Arend Dijkstra (University of Leeds UK) "Modeling 2DUV spectra of adenine in water"

16:40-17:00 Wilke Dononelli (University of Oldenburg, Germany) "Nanoporous gold - A selective catalyst for methanol oxidation"

17:00-17:20 Vagner Rigo (King’s College London, UK) "Ethanol adsorption upon Pt-shell@M-core nanoparticles"

17:20 Parallel Sessions End / Evening Programme Begins

17:20-18:00 Collect Room Keys in Warwick Conferences Reception in Students Union

18:00-19:30 Evening meal Rootes Restaurant
19:30-20:30 Sir Fraser Stoddart (2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Northwestern University) "The Mechanical Bond : Mingling Art with Science" (Concourse Lecture Room 3 (L3))
20:30-21:30 Drinks Reception and Mixer (Chemistry and Science Concourse)


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

09:00-10:00 Dr. Józef Lewandowski (University of Warwick) "Protein structure and dynamics through the lens of solid-state NMR" RSC Marlow Award for the development and applications of solid-state NMR methodology to study structure and dynamics of biomolecules. (Concourse Lecture Room 3 (L3))

10:00-12:20 Morning Parallel Sessions

Astrophysical Chemistry: AstroSurf 2017 (Chair: Dr. June McCombie) (Social Sciences Room S0.11)
10:00-10:45 Dr. Sandra Brünken (Cologne) "Hydrocarbon Radical Cations as Intermediates in Interstellar Carbon Chemistry"
10:45-11:05 Prof. Peter Sarre (University of Nottingham) "The Shapes of Diffuse Interstellar Bands"
11:05-11:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
11:20-11:40 Dr. Benjamin Arenas (Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter) "Laboratory Spectroscopy of Astrochemically Relevant Molecules"

11:40-12:00 Dr. Giuliana Cosentino (University College of London) "Widespread SiO and CH3OH Emission In Filamentary Infrared Dark Clouds"

12:00-12:20 Dr. Shaosha Zeng (Queen Mary University of London) "15N Fractionation in Infrared Dark Cloud Cores"

Biophysical Chemistry: Physical Principles of Proteins (Chair: David Klenerman) (Concourse Room B2.02)
10:00-10:45 Prof. Tuomas Knowles (University of Cambridge) "Probing proteins in small volumes"
10:45-11:05 Dr. Adam Perriman (University of Bristol) "Reengineering protein surfaces for non-aqueous activity"
11:05-11:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
11:20-11:40 Dr. Tilo Zollitsch (University of Oxford) "Magnetic field effect studies on radical pair reactions in artificial flavoproteins"

11:40-12:00 Prof. Christian Johannessen (University of Antwerp) "Towards a standardized characterization of solution phase protein structure using Raman optical activity: Implementation of comprehensive structural databases"

12:00-12:20 Dr. Zhuo Li (University of Nottingham) "Quantitative First Principles Calculations of Protein Circular Dichroism in the Near-Ultraviolet"

British Carbon: Diamond (Chair: Mark Newton) (Concourse Room B2.04/5)
10:00-10:45 The 9th British Carbon Group Ubbelohde lecture: Prof. Dr. Joerg Wrachtrup (University of Stuttgart) "The diamond quantum revolution
10:45-11:05 Prof Ollie Williams (Cardiff), “Diamond reactivity and the nanoscale
11:05-11:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair

11:20-11:40 Prof Andy Evans (University of Aberystwyth), “Epitaxial graphene growth by catalytic graphitisation of diamond

11:40-12:00 Dr Matthew Markham (Element Six Ltd), “Diamond an Engineering Gem

12:00-12:20 Prof Julie Macpherson (Warwick), “The Effect of Interfacial Electrode Temperature on Electrodeposited Metal Nanostructure Morphology

Neutron Scattering: Environment (Chair: Dr. Katherine Thompson) (Social Sciences Room S0.19)
10:00-10:45 Prof. Jeffrey Penfold (University of Oxford and ISIS Facility) "The impact of neutron reflectivity in the study of surfactant adsorption in complex mixtures of technological importance"
10:45-11:05 Dr. John Holbrey (Queen's University Belfast) "Dialing in property sets - designing performance ionic liquid materials guided by neutron scattering"
11:05-11:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
11:20-11:40 Ms. Marta Falkowska (University of Manchester) "Structural studies on aromatic and aliphatic liquids under confinement by total neutron scattering"
11:40-12:00 Mr. Oliver Hammond (University of Bath) "Constructing nanostructured metal oxides for sustainability using deep eutectic solvents and total scattering insights"
12:00-12:20 Dr. Richard Campbell (Institut Laue-Langevin) "New application of neutron reflectometry to resolve the dynamic interfacial composition of soft matter mixtures at the air/water interface"

Spectroscopy and Dynamics (Concourse Lecture Room 4 (L4))
10:00-10:45 Prof. Dr. Alec Wodtke (Max Planck Institute and University of Göttingen) "Building the World’s Greatest Microscope: Revealing the atomic scale dynamics of surface chemistry"
10:45-11:05 Dr. Ethan Cunningham (University of Oxford) "Probing the Interaction of N2O with Copper, Silver and Gold cations using Infrared Spectroscopy and Density Functional Theory Calculations"
11:05-11:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
11:20-11:40 Dr. Graham Cooper (University of Newcastle) "Rotational Spectra and Nuclear Quadrupole Coupling Constants of 4-Bromo- and 4-Iodopyrazole"

11:40-12:00 Dr. Luke Hedley (University of Edinburgh) "Spectroelectrochemistry and Ultrafast Charge-Transfer in thin films of Prussian Blue Analogues"

12:00-12:20 Dr. Valentina Zhelyazkova (Imperial College London) "Controlling resonant energy transfer in atom-molecule collisions using electric fields"

Statistical Mechanics & Thermodynamics (Concourse Room B2.01)
10:00-10:45 Prof. Martin Trusler (Imperial College London) "Phase Behaviour and Thermophysical Properties of Fluids for Application in Carbon Capture and Storage Processes"
10:45-11:05 Silvia Di Lecce (Imperial College London) "Thermophoretic transport of LiCl solutions"
11:05-11:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
11:20-11:40 Dr. Christopher D. Williams (The University of Manchester) "Ion Permeation in Graphene Oxide Membranes: a Molecular Simulation Perspective"
11:40-12:00 Jet-Sing Lee (University of Liverpool) "Hyperporous Carbons from Hypercrosslinked Polymers for Ultrahigh CO2 and H2 Storage"
12:00-12:20 Joshua E. S. J. Reid (University of York) "Statistical Thermodynamics of Ionic Liquid-water mixtures"

Theoretical Chemistry (Social Sciences Room S0.13)
10:00-10:45 Prof. Saiful Islam (Bath) "From Lithium Batteries to Perovskite Solar Cells: Atomic-Scale Insights into Energy Materials"
10:45-11:05 Dr. Herbert Fruchtl (University of St Andrews, UK) "Quinone based building blocks for molecular electronics"
11:05-11:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
11:20-12:00 PCCP Lectureship Award Talk: Dr David Glowacki (University of Bristol) "Beyond gaming: virtual reality and real-time molecular dynamics for (bio)chemistry"

12:00-12:20 Dr. Antoine Carof (University College London, UK) "Electron Transfer in Organic and Biological Materials"

12:20 Morning Parallel Sessions End

12:30-14:00 Lunch and Poster Session / Exhibitors Fair (Chemistry and Science Concourse)
14:00-15:00 Prof. Ifor Samuel (University of St Andrews) “Time resolved spectroscopy of organic semiconductors: from solar cells to visible light communications” RSC Chemical Dynamics Award for pioneering studies of the dynamics of light emission and light harvesting in organic semiconductors (Concourse Lecture Room 3 (L3))

15:00-17:00 Afternoon Parallel Sessions
Astrophysical Chemistry: AstroSurf 2017 (Social Sciences Room S0.11)
15:00-15:45 Prof. Ian Sims (Institute of Physics, Rennes) "Synthesis of organic molecules in space – chemical reactions at low temperatures"
15:45-16:05 Dr. Kevin Douglas (University of Leeds) "Low Temperature Studies of the Removal Reactions of 1CH2 with Particular Relevance to the Atmosphere of Titan"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Dr. Guido Fuchs (University of Kassel) "Deep search for Hydrogen Peroxide towards Ppre- and Protostellar Objects - Testing the Pathway of Grain Surface Water Formation"

16:40-17:00 Dr. Sergio Ioppolo (The Open University) "VUV and Mid-IR Spectroscopy of Ices exposed to 1 keV Electrons"

Biophysical Chemistry: Biophysics of Membranes (Chair: Ann Dixon) (Concourse Room B2.02)
15:00-15:45 Prof. Bonnie Wallace (University of London) "Using Biophysical Methods to Characterise the Structure, Function and Drug Binding of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels"
15:45-16:05 Prof. Karen Edler (University of Bath) "Polymer Stabilized Phospholipid Nanodiscs"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Dr. Chandrashekhar V. Kulkarni (University of Central Lancashire) "Self-assembled Lipid Nanostructures and Dispersed Lipid Particles for the Delivery of Aspirin"

16:40-17:00 Talk selected from abstracts

Photochemistry (Chair: Dr. Rachel Evans) (Concourse Room B2.04/5)
15:00-15:45 Prof. Richard Friend (University of Cambridge) "Molecular semiconductors for solar cells – designing around the Coulomb interaction"
15:45-16:05 Dr. Bo Hou (University of Oxford) "Highly monodispersed PbS QDs for outstanding QD optoelectronic applications"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Dr. Elizabeth Gibson (Newcastle University) "Charge Transfer at Dye-Metal Oxide Interfaces for Solar Energy Capture, Conversion and Storage"

16:40-17:00 Dr. Alex Cowan (University of Liverpool) "Photochemical reduction of carbon dioxide in water"

Neutron Scattering: Health (Chair: Dr. Ian Tucker) (Social Sciences Room S0.19)
15:00-15:45 Dr. Simon Titmuss (University of Edinburgh) "Molecular scale microbiology with neutrons and x-rays "
15:45-16:05 Dr. Melissa Sharp (European Spallation Source) "Probing the structure and dynamics of proteins using neutron scattering"
16:05-17:00 Neutron Scattering Group Meeting

Spectroscopy and Dynamics (Concourse Lecture Room 4 (L4))
15:00-15:45 Dr. Susan Quinn (University College Dublin)
15:45-16:05 Dr. Stuart Crane (Heriot-Watt University) "Time-Resolved Photoion Yield Spectroscopy of Non-Volatile Biological Analogues"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Dr. Edward Matthews (University of York) "Protomers of para-aminobenzoic acid: Can low-resolution UV action spectroscopy distinguish protomeric isomers formed via electrospray?"

16:40-17:00 Dr. Natercia Das Neves Rodrigues (University of Warwick) "Photophysics of the sunscreen ingredients methyl and menthyl anthranilate: a bottom-up approach to photoprotection"

Statistical Mechanics & Thermodynamics (Concourse Room B2.01)
15:00-15:45 Dr. Paddy Royall (Univeristy of Bristol)
15:45-16:05 Dr. David Quigley (University of Warwick) "Exploring the accuracy of solid-liquid interfacial free energies obtained via the capillary wave method"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-17:00 Dr. John Russo (University of Bristol and Winner of the SMTG Young Scientist Award) "Water: a matter for Soft Matter".

Theoretical Chemistry (Social Sciences Room S0.13)
15:00-15:45 Dr Francesca Baletto (King's College London) "Towards a rational design of metallic nano catalysts"
15:45-16:05 Dr. Pavlos Mouratides (Loughborough University, UK) "The peculiarities of dislocation behaviour in bilayer graphene"
16:05-16:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
16:20-16:40 Dr. Scott Habershon (University of Warwick) "Automated reaction path sampling using random walks in chemical space"

16:40-17:00 Dr. Cate Anstöter (Durham University) "Conformational sensitivity of photoelectron angular distributions"

17:00 Parallel Sessions End / Evening Programme Begins

17:00-18:30 Drinks Reception and Poster Session (Chemistry and Science Concourse)
19:00 Conference Dinner and RSC Award Ceremony Presented by Prof. Eleanor Campbell (University of Edinburgh) (Panorama Room, Rootes Building)


Thursday, April 13, 2017

09:00-11:10 Morning Parallel Sessions

Astrophysical Chemistry: AstroSurf 2017 (Chair: Prof. Wendy Brown) (Social Sciences Room S0.11)
09:00-09:45 Dr. Anthony Meijer (University of Sheffield) "On the Ionization of PAHs in Molecular Ices"
09:45-10:05 Dr. Andrew Cassidy (Aarhus University) "Dipolar Molecules Spontaneously Organize to form Thin Films with Internal Electric Fields; Implications for CO-covered Dust Grains in the Interstellar Medium"
10:05-10:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
10:20-10:40 Dr. John Thrower (University of Münster) "Femtosecond Laser-induced Desorption from Doped Ice and Hydrogenated Graphite"

10:40-11:00 Dr. Skandar Taj (Heriot-Watt University) "Surface Heterogeneity and Inhomogeneous Broadening of Vibrational Line Profiles"

Biophysical Chemistry: Frontiers of Biophysics (Chair: Dr. Nikola Chmel) (Concourse Room B2.02)
09:00-09:45 Dr. Corinne Smith (University of Warwick) "3D cryo-electron microscopy of multiple clathrin cage geometries"
09:45-10:05 Dr. Colin Campbell (University of Edinburgh) "Life and free-energy in 3D tissue models – a tool for drug discovery"
10:05-10:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
10:20-10:40 Dr. Silvia Sonzini (MedImmune) "Efficient protein-drug supramolecular conjugation through host-guest chemistry"

10:40-11:00 Biophysical Chemistry Interest Group AGM

Photochemistry (Chair: David Worrall) (Concourse Room B2.04/5)
09:00-09:45 Prof. Luisa de Cola (Université de Strasbourg/ Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) "Luminescent metal complexes and their assemblies"
09:45-10:05 Prof. Anthony Harriman (Newcastle University) "Thermally-Activated Delayed Fluorescence in Strapped BODIPY Derivatives"
10:05-10:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
10:20-10:40 Ms. Rachel Fisher (University of Edinburgh) "Photophysical Characterisation of Extended 6-Aza-Uridines – a Promising Class of Responsive, Fluorescent Nucleic Base Analogues"

10:40-11:00 Prof. Zoe Pikramenou (University of Birmingham) "Tailoring Luminescent Nanoparticles to Biomedical Applications Using Metal Complexes for Single and Two-Photon Luminescence Imaging"

Neutron Scattering: Healthcare (Chair: Dr. Elisabetta Canetta) (Social Sciences Room 0.19)
09:00-09:45 Prof. Jayne Lawrence (King's College London) "The characterisation of nanoparticulate drug delivery systems using small angle neutron scattering"
09:45-10:05 Dr. Matthew Blakeley (Institut Laue-Langevin) "Seeing H-atoms and protons: enzyme mechanisms and drug design"
10:05-10:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
10:20-10:40 Dr. Maria Paula Marques (Universidade de Coimbra) "Probing breast cancer cells with neutrons: the impact of anticancer drugs on intracellular water"
10:40-11:00 Dr. Antonio Benedetto (University College Dublin) "The interaction of room-temperature ionic liquids with phospholipid bilayers"


Spectroscopy and Dynamics (Concourse Lecture Room 4 (L4))
09:00-09:45 Dr. Bas van de Meerakker (Radboud University) "Taming molecular collisions"
09:45-10:05 Dr. Daniel Horke (Center for Free-Electron Laser Science, DESY) "Controlling the motion of very large molecules and particles"
10:05-10:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
10:20-10:40 Dr. Jack Eardley (Durham University) "Magnetic trapping of SH radicals"

10:40-11:00 Dr. Victoria Walpole (University of Oxford) "Towards a complete description of bond orientation in the inelastic scattering of NO(X)."


Statistical Mechanics & Thermodynamics (Concourse Room B2.01)
09:00-09:45 Dr. Paola Carbone (University of Manchester) "Multiscale Modelling of Polymer Aggregates"
09:45-10:05 Andrew R. McCluskey (University of Bath) "Simulations to understand reflectivity: how coarse can we go?"
10:05-10:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
10:20-10:40 Xiao Han (Newcastle University) "Silica Aerogel: Synthesis and Application"
10:40-11:00 Khalil T. Hassan (Newcastle University) "Low cost superinsulation material via novel ambient pressure drying method"

Theoretical Chemistry (Social Sciences Room 0.13)

09:00-09:45 Prof Peter Saalfrank (Potsdam, Germany) "Light-driven processes in molecular systems: From photophysics zto photochemistry"
09:45-10:05 Dr. Tanja van Mourik (University of St Andrews, UK) "Halogen bonding in molecules of biological interest"
10:05-10:20 Coffee Break and Exhibitors Fair
10:20-10:40 Dr. Angeles Pulido (University of Southampton, UK) "Computer-guided porous materials design: from rationalization to prediction"

10:40-11:00 Dr. Dmitry Shalashilin (University of Leeds, UK) "Efficient and accurate first principle on the fly quantum dynamics of ultrafast photoprocesses"

11:00 Morning Parallel Sessions End

11:00-12:00 Professor Peter Bruce (University of Oxford) "Storing energy with oxygen: oxygen redox chemistry in solids and aprotic solvents" Liversidge Award for his contributions to the chemistry of energy conversion and storage, particularly pioneering the lithium-air battery, the discovery of ionic conductivity in crystalline polymers. (Concourse Lecture Room 3 (L3))

12:00-12:30 Closing Comments / poster prizes announced, Dr. Ann Dixon (University of Warwick) (Concourse Lecture Room 3 (L3))

12:30 Meeting Closes